Risk factors for human papillomavirus and cervical precancerous lesions, and the role of concurrent HIV-1 infection.

@article{Temmerman1999RiskFF,
  title={Risk factors for human papillomavirus and cervical precancerous lesions, and the role of concurrent HIV-1 infection.},
  author={Marleen Temmerman and Mark Tyndall and Nancy Kidula and Patricia Claeys and Lucy W. Muchiri and Wim H Quint},
  journal={International journal of gynaecology and obstetrics: the official organ of the International Federation of Gynaecology and Obstetrics},
  year={1999},
  volume={65 2},
  pages={171-81}
}
OBJECTIVES To identify risk factors for human papillomavirus (HPV) infection and squamous intraepithelial lesions (SIL) of the cervix, and to measure the impact of concurrent HIV-1 infection. METHODS Women were studied at a family planning clinic in Nairobi, Kenya. Demographic and historical information was obtained using a semi-structured questionnaire and specimens were collected for sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), HPV, cervical cytology, and HIV-1 testing. RESULTS HPV was detected… CONTINUE READING

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